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Removed starter forgot where the wiring goes

I put the new starter and the wires it lkicked ,then i put it the other way it spins

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  • whitedogg Feb 16, 2009

    I took out starter - when I hook it back up, one way it won't start, the other way, as soon as I touch the positive terninal to the battery, it spins - whetehr the key is on or not.

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The current has to go through the starter. on mine im pretty sure the positive cable is on the left screw and the negative on the right screw. the starter shouldnt be kicking when hooked to power unless the key is turned so maybe your synoliod is messed up cuz thats actually what tells the starter to start

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  • thomasf36 Feb 18, 2009

    correction: the positive cable attaches the the starter synoliod and the negative cable attaches to the screw that holds the starter in

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